Francis Barchi is an associate professor in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Public Policy and a core member of the Rutgers Global Health Institute. Prior to joining the faculty at Rutgers, she was a senior fellow in the Center for Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Barchi’s work focuses on ethical issues in global health as well as the individual, household, and community factors that influence women’s and girls’ health and well-being in sub-Saharan Africa. Her research interests in Africa include violence against women and children, sexual and reproductive health, capacity-building in research ethics education in low- and middle-income countries, and ethical issues in international research. A committed educator, Dr. Barchi teaches at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels both at Rutgers and internationally, using case-based and active learning techniques to teach global health, health & human rights, and biomedical ethics.
- Gender-based violence and women’s health in sub-Saharan Africa
- Ethical issues in international research
- Capacity-building in research ethics in low- and middle-income countries
- 10:832:440 Global Public Health: Planetary Perspectives on Human Health
- 10:652:201/01:730:248 Foundations of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
- 10:652:301/01:730:348 Topics in Medical Ethics and Health Policy
- 10:762:462/10:832:462 Health & Human Rights